Help Your Child Set Goals for the New Year

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For most adults, the days leading up to January 1st are a time of reflection and projection. We take stock of how well we did life the last twelve months and make a list of things we want to change or new things we want to try. We are conditioned to do this from years…

Give Your Kids a Morning Makeover

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I love a good makeover show. A couple buys a run-down house with good “bones.” They gawk at the paneling and turn up their noses at the overgrown yard. The keys to the house go to a capable team of contractors and designers. By the end of the show, the couple stands slack-jawed during the…

Remember When Summer Was Relaxing?

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It’s clearly a new day when it comes to planning out our kids’ summer. My memory may fail me, but I can’t remember one time when I overheard my parents discussing which camps their three kids were going to attend, coordinating dates to ensure we had friends with us, and trying to decide what educational…